Lupita Nyong’o’s uplifting speech on black beauty

It’s come to our attention that there might be one or two people not yet utterly enthralled by Lupita Nyong’o. To see if we can fix that, we’ll post this speech she gave a week ago at Essence magazine’s Black Women in Hollywood Luncheon. Transcript via...
Posted On 03 Mar 2014

Lupita Nyong’o on Race in America – Hoping for Discussion on “Bigger Platform”

Thanks to reader Piers for the link to this video where Lupita Nyong’o and current Best Supporting Actress frontrunner talks about how she learned about race by coming to America. Nyong’o says that she and Steve McQueen were more concerned with finding the truth in...
Posted On 31 Jan 2014

SAG Awards: Cate Blanchett, Matthew McConaughey, Lupita Nyong’o, American Hustle

MOTION PICTURE Best Actress: Cate Blanchett, Blue Jasmine Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, Dallas Buyers Club Best Supporting Actress: Lupita Nyong’o, 12 Years a Slave Best Supporting Actor: Jared Leto, Dallas Buyers Club Best Ensemble Cast: American Hustle LIFETIME...
Posted On 18 Jan 2014

A Tale of Two Supporting Actresses: Lupita and Jennifer

The two strongest contenders for Best Supporting Actress are Lupita Nyong’o, the frontrunner, and her challenger, Jennifer Lawrence, who steals American Hustle right out from under everyone else in the film. Both actresses are beautiful, young and charming. But more than...
Posted On 11 Jan 2014

Picture of the Day: The Actresses Roundtable

The Hollywood Reporter’s Actresses Roundtable:
Posted On 25 Nov 2013

Oscarwatch: The Supporting Acting Categories

The acting races this year are overflowing with contenders. From the first half of the year on through, it is going to be competitive and will likely take a while before a consensus emerges, though there are already a few standouts that seem too big to ignore even at this early...
Posted On 16 Sep 2013